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Flap versus flapless surgery in dental implant therapy

An extensive comparison of more than 1,500 patients having undergone either minimal invasive surgery (i.e. flapless surgery) or standard surgery (i.e. flap surgery), has reached the conclusion that the general clinical outcome is not...

Digital implant workflow in clinical practice

Dr. Lars-Magnus Almgren has worked with patients requiring dental implants for over 20 years and always with the main focus on the patient. As digital implant workflow is becoming increasingly important for clinicians, dental...
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Creating the perfect fit for Alfredo

It was a sunny Monday morning in Castellon, Spain, when 36-year-old Alfredo walked into Dr. Fernando Rojas-Vizcaya’s clinic for his first appointment. Alfredo, a school teacher and art lover, contacted Dr. Rojas-Vizcaya and his...

Power up your brain—start moving

Is there a foolproof way to reduce stress and anxiety while boosting your memory? Raise your IQ even as you slow down the aging process? Become more creative and train your ability to focus...

Do the superheroes in dentistry mind what they wear?

In the recent study Mind What You Wear: The Psychology of Fashion, university professor Karen Pine states that clothes change the way we think and feel. When a group of university students were dressed...
Protect your teeth with red wine

Red wine may protect your teeth

Do you enjoy the occasional glass of red wine? If so, there’s yet another reason for raising your glass in a toast. Researchers have previously established that a glass of red wine a day...
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New study lets children chat and play away their dental anxiety

Researchers at Karolinska Institutet in Stockholm, Sweden have developed an accessible therapy for children and adolescents suffering from dental anxiety. The study, published in the Journal of Medical Internet Research, shows that a playful...

What are the facts? Determining the validity of published scientific information

You might think that false information can only be found in popular media, but this isn’t true. Unfortunately, even in the bulk of science articles published every year, misrepresented facts can be found. Luckily,...
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Meet the dentist who is also an artist

Already as a child, Dr. Fernando Rojas-Vizcaya loved to work with his hands, creating small toys and painting. Today, he uses this creativity to develop art in the mouth of his patients. To him,...

Happier patients with short implants

Recent research provides evidence that short implants are as successful as longer ones. To avoid advanced surgery such as bone grafting, inferior alveolar nerve transpositioning or sinus floor elevation to enable implant placement, treatment...